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South Shore Academy pupils find civil servants class act

DWP staff at Peel Park have teamed up with Blackpool FC Community Trust to work with secondary school pupils from South Shore Academy, letting students experience a real work environment.

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Hundreds of plants were seized in two raids this week

'We love smashing drug dealers' doors in' - resort sarge as £250,000 of cannabis is found in raids

A warning has been issued to resort landlords after two cannabis factories were uncovered in Blackpool.

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Some of the plants found - nobody has been arrested

Hundreds of plants found at resort cannabis factory

Police uncovered a cannabis factory in Blackpool, containing hundreds of plants potentially worth thousands of pounds.
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Facebook

Facebook posts help snare thief

A persistent thief who sold items he had stolen from homeowners across Blackpool to second hand shops has been given a suspended jail term.

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Suspected cannabis plants were found at the address in South Shore

Police uncover suspected cannabis farm

Police have uncovered what is believed to be a significant cannabis farm at a property in Blackpool.
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The scene of the accident

Passers-by talk of horrific sight as biker dies in crash

Commuters and shoppers have spoken of their horror after being caught up in yesterday's crash that cost a man his life.
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The crash scene in Squires Gate Lane

UPDATE: Biker dies in crash at busy junction

A man has died following a collision at a busy Blackpool junction.
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Last year's Trinity Hospice colour splash fun run along the beach between Starr Gate and St Annes

Make it a huge splash for fund

Trinity Hospice’s Colour Splash fund-raising event is back on St Annes beach this weekend for a third year - and organisers are hoping it will be the biggest and best yet.

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Fire at Elite Linen, Ball Street, South Shore

Warnings over fire safety at Blackpool laundry firm to be investigated

Warnings over fire safety risks at a business which burned down will be investigated by the Health and Safety Executive, it has emerged.

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A police officer going inside the property this morning

Fire crews stumble on cannabis factory after being called to sounding alarm

Firefighters responding to a sounding smoke alarm stumbled on a cannabis factory last night, police said.

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The bomb squad in Endsleigh Gardens, South Shore

Specialist unit called out to ‘chemical material’ house

A teenager arrested after ‘chemical materials’ were found at a terraced house in Endsleigh Gardens, South Shore, has been released under police investigation.

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Unveiling of plans for the new Armfield Academy, Blackpool.

PICTURES: Armfield Academy drawings reveal plans for the oldest part of old Arnold school

The oldest section of the former Arnold School will be saved from demolition, plans have revealed.

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Police parked outside a house in Endsleigh Gardens, off St Annes Road, in South Shore

Bomb squad reportedly called to Blackpool house as teen is arrested following 'chemical materials' find

An 18-year-old man was arrested following the discovery of 'chemical materials' at a house in South Shore, police said.
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Volunteers working to restore the dome at Highfield Park

Eyes and ears plea as Blackpool park's willow dome is restored

Volunteers working to revamp a Blackpool park are calling on young people to help in the effort to keep the site safe from vandals.

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Police and council officials speak with the group

Blackpool car park travellers ordered to move on

Travellers who pitched camp on a Blackpool car park have been told to move immediately.
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Former Booths site on Highfield Road

Co-op could replace demolished store in South Shore

A Co-op store could be set to open on the site of the former Booths supermarket in South Shore.

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Blackpool: From the courts 28-06-17

Blackpool: From the courts 28-06-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Blackpool schoolboy behind Snapchat porn racket given sex order in court

Blackpool schoolboy behind Snapchat porn racket given sex order in court

Schoolgirls – some as young as 12 – were victims of a fellow pupil’s pornographic picture and video racket.

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Blackpool: From the courts 23-06-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
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